Courtesy: City of Austin staff

She is Alive!

Austin, Texas

Jerald Don Evans

George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center, 1165 Angelina St., Austin, Texas, 78702
Owner:  City of Austin Art in Public Places Collection
Date:  2011
Placement:  cultural centers
Artwork Type:  commemorative sculpture
Material:  bronze (metal), granite (rock)
Description:  This bronze sculpture commemorates the first three African American firefighters hired by the City of Austin in 1952. This marked a significant historical moment in the years leading up to the Civil Rights Movement. For future generations of residents and visitors, this memorial will convey the impact of these men’s lives and honor their service to the city.

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